Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it:

Bible References

There was

2 Samuel 20:15
They came and besieged him in Abel of Beth Maacah, and they cast up a mound against the city, and it stood against the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.
2 Kings 6:24
It happened after this, that Benhadad king of Syria gathered all his army, and went up and besieged Samaria.

General references

2 Samuel 20:16
Then a wise woman cried out of the city, "Hear, hear! Please say to Joab, 'Come near here, that I may speak with you.'"
Proverbs 21:22
A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and brings down the strength of its confidence.
1 Corinthians 12:22
No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary.